Ski Callaghan Snow History

Is Ski Callaghan snowsure? Check out the Ski Callaghan Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Callaghan Valley normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 920m, based on historical averages over the last 8 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1130m) is close to the mid altitude of Callaghan Valley. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Callaghan Valley in the middle of December but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of December every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 25cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Callaghan Valley during week two of December is -0.4°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.9°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 7km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snow occur on average one day during this week each year.

Ski Callaghan Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ski Callaghan (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • Bluebird Powder day

    (Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Powder day

    (Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)

  • Bluebird day

    (Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Very windy days:

  • (>30km/h)

Ski Callaghan

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • Bluebird Powder day

    (Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Powder day

    (Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)

  • Bluebird day

    (Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Very windy days:

  • (>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Ski Callaghan are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Ski Callaghan Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Ski Callaghan (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Ski Callaghan

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ski Callaghan are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Ski Callaghan Temperature

Average temperature in Ski Callaghan (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Ski Callaghan

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Ski Callaghan are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.

Ski Callaghan snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December30cm3.8 days
Snow in January22cm2.9 days
Snow in February25cm3.4 days
Snow in March32cm3.8 days
Snow in April13cm2.3 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data